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by Castlegar Source on Friday Sep 17 2010

Police are hoping these security camera photos will help them apprehend suspects in ATM thefts. For the entire story, click here.

by Castlegar Source on Friday Sep 17 2010

Police have released security camera photos relating to four ATM beark-ins and thefts through out the region in recent weeks, including one at the regional airport in Castlegar.

They also described the car as a silver, four-door, full-sized sedan, with no tinted windows.  The vehicle appears to be a 2004 or newer model Mercedes CLO 320 .  The car may have lower profile tires and silver...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 16 2010

Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Staff

Even a little rain . . . well maybe a lot of rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of motorcycle enthusiasts as more than 270 riders braved inclement conditions Sunday morning for the annual West Kootenay Toy Run.
“Considering that it rained, sometimes in massive amounts and there are a lot of fair-weather riders, to have...

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Sep 16 2010

Feasibility planning is underway for a sawmill overhaul and the installment of a co-generation plant, an investment of $100 million, at International Forest Products Ltd. (Interfor) in Grand Forks. The announcement was made last week to their employees and has been confirmed through Ric Slaco, vice-president and chief forester for Interfor. The planning process, which will include community...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 16 2010

Thanks to their commitments to volunteering, 22 Basin residents have received money to pursue post-secondary education or training through the 2010 College Community Service Awards (CCSA), funded by Columbia Basin Trust (CBT).

The $2,000 awards are available to Basin residents who have taken a hiatus of at least one year after completing high school and wish to continue their...

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Sep 15 2010

The RCMP investigation into local ATM thefts (incluing one in Castlegar, see Local banks targeted) has a new twist, as a fourth offence has now been committed, and police are releasing descriptions of suspects. 

The fourth robbery took place Sept. 12 at about 4:30 a.m. at the Kootenay Savings Credit Union at the Waneta Mall in Trail....
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 15 2010

 The 15th Annual Pass Creek Fall Fair is now less than two weeks away, and it's a cannot-miss event in the area.


Donna Smith, secretary of the exhibition society that puts on both the fall fair and the annual Bluegrass Jamboree, said there are as many as 30 vendors this year, with tons of live entertaiment, exhibitions and activities for the whole family....
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 15 2010

 A B.C. Supreme Court judge has reserved ruling on a judicial review regarding the City of Castlegar's order to have the City Centre Motel demolished.

The review, requested by the motel owner, began Wednesday and wrapped up Thursday, according to city director of development services Phil Markin, who was present for the proceedings at the Nelson court.

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 15 2010

 Students are flying high as Selkirk College enters its third year as a member of Aeroplan’s Charitable Pooling Program.

The program, designed to allow charities to raise miles for fundraising purposes, will play a key role during the live auction at this year’s Selkirk College Gala—an event that is held annually to raise money and support students through awards, projects and field...
by Wikinews on Wednesday Sep 15 2010

 Christine O'Donnell has defeated Mike Castle in the 2010 Delaware Republican senate primary, CNN and the Associated Press have announced. With 325 of 325 precincts counted, O'Donnell, who has received the endorsement of the Tea Party movement, led Representative Castle by 30561 votes to 27021, 53.1% to 46.9%.

The Republican O'Donnell will likely face Democrat Christopher A. Coons in a ...


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